Brains Behind It-Jeanne Beard – Founder of National Autism Academy
ABOUT JEANNE BEARD:
Jeanne Beard is a thought leader in the autism arena. The founder of the National Autism Academy, a speaker, coach, consultant, author of “Autism & The Rest of Us: How to Sustain a Healthy, Functional and Satisfying Life with a Person on the Autism Spectrum”, and ghostwriter for “Finding the Gray, Thriving in the Black and white world of Autism and Asperger’s” by Tim Wahlberg, PhD. During the 15-month writing process, Jeanne received a world-class private education from Dr. Wahlberg. A graduate of Northwestern University, she enjoyed a successful 30-year career in business to business sales. The mother of 2 sons, one diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and one diagnosed with ADHD, Jeanne is certified as a life coach and dedicates her time to helping families find success, peace and inspiration in life with autism.